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chicken in a coconut sauce

By jackjayjay (GoodFood Community)
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  • Serves 6
this is a Portuguese African inspired dish, chicken cooked in a coconut sauce
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Ingredients

  • chicken 4lbs
  • salt 3/4 tsp
  • pepper 3/4 tsp
  • vegetable oil 1/4 cup
  • onion 1 chopped
  • garlic 4 cloves chopped
  • red chilli 1 minced
  • tomato puree 3 tbsp
  • paprika 2 tbsp
  • ground ginger 1/2 tsp
  • coconut milk 1 cup
  • peanut butter 3 tbsp
  • fresh coriander 1/4 cup

Method

  • STEP 1
    Season chicken with ¼ tsp each of the salt and pepper; set aside. Preheat oven to 425°F. In large skillet, heat half of the oil over medium-high heat; sauté onion, garlic and hot pepper until softened, about 4 minutes.
  • STEP 2
    Season chicken with ¼ tsp each of the salt and pepper; set aside. Preheat oven to 425°F. In large skillet, heat half of the oil over medium-high heat; sauté onion, garlic and hot pepper until softened, about 4 minutes.
  • STEP 3
    Transfer to food processor; purée until smooth. Set aside. Wipe out skillet; add remaining oil and heat over medium-high heat. Brown chicken, in batches, about 5 minutes.
  • STEP 4
    Transfer to roasting pan; cover with 1 cup of the sauce. Roast in 425°F oven for 30 minutes, basting twice. Mix remaining sauce with coriander and pour over chicken; cook until juices run clear when chicken is pierced, about 12 minutes.
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